Ottawa River Riverkeeper

If you do any boating along the Ottawa River, you should check out the Ottawa Riverkeeper website. The aim of this charity organization is to bring “together volunteers, communities, businesses and all levels of government to find solutions to the problems that threaten the health of [the Ottawa] river.”
The Ottawa Riverkeeper monitors numerous environmental issues affecting the Ottawa River. For example, did you know that there is a nuclear waste facility just 180km upstream of Ottawa? Read more here.